Tag Archives: Entomology

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Ento 101: the Abdomen

Long neglected, I am resuming with the Ento. 101 project. Please view the disclaimer at the bottom of the Entomology 101 page. Previous: Ento. 101–Legs. The Insect Abdomen (eidonomy for now, I’ll save the guts for later) […]

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Introducing the Kunstkammer

Earlier this year I was thinking of occasionally adding old entomology prints to Splendour Awaits, but after dwelling on that idea for a while I thought it better not to dilute the photographic focus of this […]

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Thanks

I am privileged to have the opportunity to follow my interests in what most would call a ‘full-time’ capacity. While many have the drive and the focus to follow their passion from the earliest age and then turn […]

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Ted MacRae shares Tips and Tricks for Field Photography of Wary Insects

I thought this webinar was locked-up by the ESA, but the video is now on Youtube, so everyone can see Ted’s excellent Adven webcast on photographing Tiger beetles and other insects. This is the first time that […]

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Will you be at the Bug Jamboree?

Hey! This bug-centric type of event does not happen often enough in Alberta… The Ellis Bird Farm is holding a Bug Jamboree this Saturday! From the website: Bring the bugsters in your family to the […]

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The Alberta Butterfly “Big Year” Contest for 2013

The Alberta Lepidopterists’ Guild and eButterfly are launching a contest for all Alberta butterfly enthusiasts!  

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Coming Soon to the Royal Alberta Museum…

The Royal Alberta Museum Curatorial Lecture Series 2013 begins this Friday! While the first free lecture probably does not include bugs (unless that diorama has a stray grylloblalttid or spider that I haven’t noticed…), the two free lectures that follow […]

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Entomologists at Work – Northern Biodiversity Program

The Entomological Society of America had 28 video submissions for the 2012 YouTube Your Entomology contest. One of the participants was Sarah Loboda of the Northern Biodiversity Program. Turn down your speaker volume, then hit play… From YouTube: […]

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